The Anglo-Saxon Church: Its History, Revenues, and General Character

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John W. Parker, 1835 - Great Britain - 316 pages
 

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Page 242 - The body and blood of Christ which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Page 134 - From this period, consequently, we may date that cultivation of the vernacular tongue which would lead to the composition of brief chronicles,2 and other vehicles of instruction, necessary for the improvement of a rude and illiterate people. The first chronicles were, perhaps, those of Kent or Wessex; which seem to have been regularly continued, at intervals, by the archbishops of Canterbury, or by their direction,8 at least as far as the year 1001, or even 1070...

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